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Minor earthquake, 3 mag has occurred near Petersburg in Alaska

Earthquake location 57.3371S, -132.6258WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 61 km NNE of Petersburg, Alaska (38 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 03:16:03 / 3:16 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak019buvw6d0. Event ids that are associated: ak019buvw6d0, us70005gna. Exact location, longitude -132.6258° West, latitude 57.3371° North, depth = 16 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/09/19 / 2019-09-15 12:16:03 / September 15, 2019 @ 12:16 pm.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 61 km NNE of Petersburg, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -132.6258° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 57.3371° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 61km NNE of Petersburg, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-15 12:16:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-15 12:23:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 138 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ak019buvw6d0 Id of event.
Event Code 019buvw6d0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak019buvw6d0,us70005gna, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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